While Rory McIlroy struggled in his first round, Matt Wallace dazzled in familiar surroundings to lead by one at Wentworth.
A return of the skins format will see Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama face off in Japan next month.
Robert Karlsson has been picked as first vice-captain for the second successive Ryder Cup.
Joaquin Niemann, 20, joined elite company with his first PGA Tour win at the Greenbrier Classic.
Two-time major champion Suzann Pettersen's final shot as a professional clinched Solheim Cup glory as she later retired.
Captain's pick Suzann Pettersen proved to be the 2019 Solheim Cup hero as she led Europe to a dramatic victory in Scotland.
Callum Shinkwin missed out on a first European Tour title in Amsterdam as Sergio Garcia instead took his 16th.
Former top-ranked amateur Joaquin Niemann is closing in on his first PGA Tour win at the Greenbrier Classic.
The United States will be confident of retaining the Solheim Cup on Sunday after pulling level with Europe at 8-8 ahead of the singles.
Matt Wallace shot a new course record at the KLM Open, but it is Sergio Garcia and Callum Shinkwin who top the leaderboard.